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Posted on: January 19, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Rantoul Police Officer Testing 2016

2016 Police Officer Testing

Application Filing Period

January 19, 2016-March 4, 2016

Testing Date

April 2, 2016

Police Officer Recruitment: A Commitment to Public Safety

The Rantoul Police Department is dedicated to the protection and security of all citizens and, in partnership with the community, providing quality public safety services while affording dignity and respect to every individual.


The Village of Rantoul is centrally located along Interstate 57 just minutes away from Champaign-Urbana and the University of Illinois. The village, with a current population of 13,000, offers many exciting and rewarding opportunities.

Department Structure

The Rantoul Police Department exists to serve and protect the citizens of the Village of Rantoul. The department is made up of 31 sworn officers including a chief, two lieutenants, seven sergeants, and three detectives.

Career Opportunities

In addition to regular patrol assignments, the Rantoul Police Department offers a variety of specialized areas including:

Bicycle Patrol Officer
Control Tactics Instructor
Field Training Officer
Firearms Instructor
Hostage Negotiator
Juvenile Officer
K-9 Unit
School Resource Officer
Taser Instructor

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